The countdown is on

I do not like paying for apps on my phone and yet somehow I have three different apps that count down the ‘time until’. The first app automatically syncs with my calendar and counts down the hours and minutes until the next entry (whatever it is). The second app counts…

Time management skills (also known as how to hold a pumpkin underwater)

Before I came to ISM, I was teaching in Shanghai and one of my colleagues at school shared a Chinese proverb that has stayed with me to this day. Loosely translated, it was ‘One cannot manage too many affairs: like pumpkins in the water, one pops up while you try to hold down the other’. With IBDP and IGCSE exams only seven weeks away, we need to think about how to manage our workload.